[PLUG] Need Help with Wireless configuration in Ubuntu

Salil Bijur salilbijur at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 23:53:24 PST 2007


On Dec 19, 2007 1:45 AM, Anoop John <anoopjohn at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a cousin of mine studying at Symbiosis Law School and she has
> bought a new laptop on which I had installed Ubuntu 7.10. Would any of
> you be kind enough to configure the wireless on the laptop for her.
> What is important about this is that her's is the only Laptop on the
> campus that has Linux installed and this can be the torchbearer for
> many a PC with Linux on the campus. The network guys at the college do
> not know how to configure wireless on Ubuntu and they know only how to
> do it on windows.

'Network Manager' is very convenient for configuring and connecting to
wireless networks. If it is not present in your current Ubuntu
installation, it is easily available for download.
Check it out here: http://www.gnome.org/projects/NetworkManager/

Cheers,
Salil



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